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Removal of COVID-19 Mask Mandate was a Mistake GIDC Explains

The removal of mandatory masking in public places has increased the number of active Covid-19 infections, according to a senior official working with Ghana Infectious Disease Centre (GIDC). Dr. Joseph Oliver-commey, an expert on public health, said that it’s a blunder for the country to invalidate the mandatory face masking...

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Ghana health service reports upsurge in COVID-19 cases

The number of new coronavirus infections in the Ghana has been increasing gradually, with a daily increase from 85 to 143, according to statistics from the Ghana Health Service (GHS). Between the end of June and July 13, 2021, the overall active infection count increased to 2,314 from 1,674. Within the...

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35 Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Staff Contracts Covid-19

No fewer than thirty-five staff of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has been infected by Covid-19. Reports from asaaseradio.com say 70% of the staff infected by the virus contracted it in the hospital while the remaining 30% were from external sources beyond the hospital. The hospital management circulated a note telling...

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 Five Monkeypox cases in Ghana

Ghana confirms 5 monkeypox cases. Ghana Health Service sources have said that the virus was found in Eastern, Western, and Greater Accra. Since May 24, 2022, GHS Director-General Dr. Patrick Kuma Aboagye has investigated 12 suspected instances. Europe, the US, and Canada are also facing monkeypox instances. One case was...

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Ghana has 452 current corona cases

The Ghana Health Service reports a steady rise in Covid-19 instances in Greater Accra schools and businesses. The Director-General of the Service revealed on June 6 that there are 452 current cases. Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said there have been no serious cases or deaths since early March. “We’ve documented 162k instances. 2,455,610...

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